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Chase Burton

Class: Senior Position: Height: 6-0 Weight: 168 Previous School: Homeschooled Hometown: Naples, Fla.

2018-19 (Jr.)
• Honored with ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship Award
• Named ASUN Men's Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year
• Selected to VaSID All-State Men's Tennis doubles second team with partner Nicaise Muamba
• Tabbed 2019 ITA Scholar Athlete for a third straight year
• Honored on VaSID Academic All-State Team
• Garnered inclusion on ASUN Academic Honor Roll
• Earned first career national ranking, a No. 61 doubles ranking, from the ITA on March 5 with partner Nicaise Muamba
• Served as a team captain for second straight season
• Finished the year ranked 10th in the Atlantic Region in doubles alongside Muamba
• Finished third on the squad with 19 singles victories, 11 of which came in the spring
• Posted a 6-4 mark at No. 3 singles and a 4-2 record in ASUN singles contests
• Enters senior season ranked 10th in program history with 60 career singles triumphs
• Collected 15 doubles victories on the year, tied for the third most on the team
• Won 11 doubles matches in the spring with Muamba
• Picked up three ranked doubles victories on the season, defeating Virginia Tech's No. 25 Henrik Korsgaard/Alex Ribiero, William & Mary's No. 45 Tristan Bautil/Finbar Talcott and North Florida's No. 83 Nilo Duarte/Sahil Deshmukh.

2017-18 (So.)
• Named to Big South Conference Second Team All-Conference singles list
• Tabbed 2018 ITA Scholar Athlete after posting a 4.0 GPA in both fall and spring semesters
• Garnered inclusion on the Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Served as the team captain for the season
• Finished tied for first on the squad with 23 singles victories, 15 of which came in the spring
• Reached the quarterfinals of the singles main draw of the ITA Atlantic Regional after winning four matches
• Went 11-5 at No. 3 singles and 6-1 in Big South singles bouts
• Closed the year on a seven-match winning streak, spanning from March 17-April 16
• Tallied 16 doubles victories on the year, tied for the third most on the team
• Notched 10 doubles triumphs in the spring, posting a 6-1 mark with partner Sam Matheson in Big South doubles matches
• Won 41 singles matches over the past two seasons, the most of any Flames men's tennis player in that span

2016-17 (Fr.)
• Named to Big South Conference First Team All-Conference singles list
• Selected to the VaSID All-State Men's Tennis singles second team, the first Flames freshman in program history to garner the distinction
• Chosen as the Big South Freshman of the Week in back-to-back weeks (Feb. 2, Feb. 8)
• Tabbed 2017 ITA Scholar-Athlete
• Named to Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Became the first Flame since Shea Thomas in 2013 to advance to the round of 16 in the singles main draw at the ITA Atlantic Regional
• Led the squad with 18 singles victories, 13 of which came during the spring
• Went 8-3 at No. 1 singles (fourth in Big South) and 5-2 in Big South singles competition
• Recorded three straight singles triumphs four times
• Closed the year by winning eight of his last 11 singles bouts
• Collected 12 doubles victories to finish tied for the second on the team in the category
• Posted a 10-7 mark in spring doubles matches and 5-2 mark against Big South foes
• Represented the Liberty men's tennis program at the ITF USA F29 Futures tournament during the fall

• Homeschooled
• Listed as a five-star recruit for majority of high school career
• Received first ATP singles ranking at age 18
• Ranked 458 by ITF as a senior
• ITF Copa El Salvador doubles champion as a junior
• American Cup doubles champion as a sophomore
• USTA Florida State doubles champion and USTA Zonals team championship first place as a sophomore

• Son of Jack and Jennifer Burton
• Majoring in business administration: entrepreneurship
• Birthday is April 22

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  • 6 Flames Named to VaSID Academic All-State Team

    Chase Burton, Ervin Chang, Alicia Finnigan, Ruben Garcia, Noel Palmer and Annika Roberts have earned spots on the 2018-19 VaSID Academic All-State Team. Read More

    Jul 12

  • Liberty Men's Tennis Receives ITA All-Academic Team Award and Has Five Scholar-Athletes

    The Liberty men's tennis squad has earned 2020 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team honors, featuring five ITA Scholar-Athletes. Read More

    Jul 28

  • Flames' Burton Honored on CoSIDA Academic All-District Team®

    Liberty men's tennis senior Chase Burton has been named to the 2020 CoSIDA Academic All-District Men's At-Large Team®. Read More

    May 21

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